This is a presentation I made in June 2011 at the 140 Characters Conference in New York focusing on copyright law and content ownership in social media.
It is rare that the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States actually write or speak about technology. But as connectivity and user-generated content become more ubiquitous and pervasive, sometimes the Court — despite its inherent judicial conservatism — just can’t avoid touching on issues related to the use, importance and legal status of modern communications technologies.
Sunday’s special ops killing in Pakistan of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden — mastermind, symbol and financial underwriter of the Al Qaeda network — produced real feelings of unity in our divided and atomistic culture, aided by social media.
Not quite as interesting as the worst-dressed actress and best cinema films lists we’ll see over the next few days, but (perhaps) a bit more relevant to our daily activities on social networks and the real-time Web.
I’ve posted the slides from my recent SocialStrat presentation on managing enterprise legal risks in social media.
This is the SlideShare copy of my webinar presentation this afternoon for the SociaLex conference, focusing on the legal issues arising in connection with social media and managing socmedia legal risks in the enterprise.
Saudi Arabians will now need a governmental license to post on Twitter.
My photo from Sunday’s Washington Redskins’ game made the cover of Flipboard. Wow, you say? Not really.
The LexDigerati law blog (blawg) made this compilation of “Blogs of the AmLaw 100″ earlier this week.
Like John Naisbitt, this post describes what I am convinced are the most significant law/policy “megatrends” affecting the social media space today.